Mava AKA Manuel Vazquez


Website: mynameismava.com





            MFA, School of Visual Art, NYC, 2014

            BA, Gallaudet University, Washington DC, 2006


Group Show

           Celebrities Smoking in the Bathroom at the MET Gala, THNK1994, Brooklyn, April 2018

The Greatest Show on Earth, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, Jan-March 2018

            Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan, Thnk1994 Museum,  NYC, November 2017

            Arte del Corazón, The Dyer Arts Center, Rochester, NY September 2017

            Nicole Richie’s 2007 Memorial Day BBQ, Thnk1994 Museum, NYC 2017

            28th Annual International Invitation Salon of Small Work, New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA 2017

            Yama Kippi Yay Bo: A Celebration of Kim Cattrall, THNK1994 Museum, NYC 2017

            Acid Free, Lazy Susan Gallery, NYC 2016

            Plus One, Sideshow Gallery, NYC 2015

            New Work/NewYork, St. Nicks Alliance & Arts, NYC 2015

            Postcard from the Edge: Visual Aid, Luhring Augustine Gallery, NYC 2015

            Paperazzi, Janet Kurnatowki Gallery, NYC 2015

            Small Works Show, Greenpoint Gallery, NYC 2014

            Ascent Holiday Fair: Installation View, Ascent Contemporary, NYC    2014

            Artist Showcase, Ascent Contemporary Projects, NYC, 2014

            Front and Center, SVA Chelsea Gallery, NYC, 2014

Solo Show

            Through our eyes, One-person show, Washington DC, 2006

            The Mava dolls: Pulp on the hill, Washington DC, 2004

Related experience

            Adjunct Art Instructor, Gallaudet University, 2017 to present

Freelance artist assistant, 2015 to present 

            Part-time Gallery assistant, Robert Henry Contemporary, June 2014-2016

            Private art tutor, 2007 to present

            Adjunct instructor, Gallaudet University, January – May, 2007